cyber security

Submitted on September 4, 2020 | John Adams
NSW Government has gone to tender seeking a whole of government cyber security purchasing arrangements panel. According to the pre-tender, the overall Procurement Strategy and vision for NSW’s Department of Customer Services is to have all procurement functions as key...
Submitted on July 23, 2020 | John Adams
In a move that could make enterprise and remotely managed electronic security solutions more secure, the Australian Strategy Policy Institute (ASPI) report “Clean pipes: Should ISPs provide a more secure internet” is calling for ISPs to do more to mitigate...
Submitted on June 17, 2020 | John Adams
Cyber security has become a key element of CCTV installation, with most camera manufacturers having enhanced their devices to ensure they conform with the latest cyber security functionalities. But with many cameras installed more or less default, installers and integrators...
Submitted on August 30, 2019 | John Adams
As the electronic security industry increasingly drives its solutions using apps on smart devices, the threat posed by mobile malware becomes greater. But how serious is the threat and what can integrators and end users do to ensure that threat...
Submitted on March 1, 2019 | John Adams
CREATING a secure environment against the ever-present threat of cyber-attack requires more than good technology deployed in a secure way with regular updates. According to Andrew Scothern, chief software architect at Gallagher, people and culture also make up a large...
Submitted on January 31, 2019 | John Adams
ADT North America will lead a new consumer privacy initiative with a coalition of organizations committed to driving the adoption of privacy standards and best practices across the home security industry there. The initiative is not before time – we’ve...
Submitted on October 18, 2018 | John Adams
Cloud throws up opportunities and pitfalls at the same time. According to experts, huge growth is coming but end users need to get educated to ensure they get solutions that offer dependable data security. JUST a few years ago, the...
Submitted on October 11, 2018 | John Adams
CALIFORNIA has passed a law that bans default passwords for security, home automation, CCTV and Internet of Things (IoT) devices from January 1, 2020. Senate Bill No. 327 requires manufacturers equip it with a “reasonable security feature or features”, as...
Submitted on October 4, 2018 | John Adams
Over the last few weeks there’s been a lot of talk about cyber security risks with IP cameras. Is there a core group of things installers and integrators need to do to avoid the risks on behalf of clients? A:...
Submitted on September 20, 2018 | John Adams
NUUO, a Taiwan-based provider of video surveillance hardware and software that OEMs to more than 100 partners, has released a patch after Tenable Research found vulnerabilities in NVR software used in the NUUO NVRMini2 that might allow unauthorised viewing of...
Submitted on September 14, 2018 | John Adams
HIKVISION has rejected the assertions of a sprawling ABC report, which hinted at possible espionage by Australian-owned and Australian-installed surveillance solutions, questioned the cyber security capabilities of Chinese surveillance cameras, claimed Hikvision and Dahua cameras dominated government and public surveillance...
Submitted on August 17, 2018 | John Adams
SECURITY researchers from Princeton University argue that hacked IoT devices could bring down an entire power grid. The Princeton researchers say a botnet encompassing thousands of connected and hacked power-hungry home appliances, like air conditioners and water heaters, could take...
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